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Lodhra – Symplocos racemosa

Lodhra Symplocos racemosa

Introduction of Lodhra Symplocos racemosa – Botanical Name of Lodhra is- Symplocos racemosa. The family of Lodhra is- Symplocaceae. Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa) is a medium tree which grows up to 6 meters. It’s bark is dark grey in colour and rough. It evolved with Kasaya and Tikta Rasa, Laghu and Ruksha Guna, Shita Virya, Katu Vipaka, and Kapha…

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Shirisha – Albizzia lebbeck

Shirisha Albizzia lebbeck

Introduction of Shirisha Albizzia lebbeck benth – Botanical Name of Shirisha is Albizzia lebbeck benth. The family of Shirisha is Leguminosae. Shirisha is one of the best antitoxic drug mentioned in Ayurveda. The ladies tongue which is nothing but shirisha was used for grahashanti and nakshatra snana etc. during the Vedic period to dispel the evil spirits which are nothing…

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Yavasa – Alhagi camelorum

yavasa alhagi camelorum

Introduction of Yavasa Alhagi camelorum – Botanical Name of Yavasa is Alhagi camelorum, Fisch. Family of Yavasa is Leguminosae. Yavasa plant is commonly grown as a weed. It is beneficial in Raktapitta, Madatyaya etc.   LITERARY REVIEW OF YAVASA Alhagi camelorum The drug Yavasa, was mentioned in Rigveda, as a fodder for camels. Another drug named Yavasa is also…

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Jyotishmati – Celastrus paniculata

JYOTISHMATI Celastrus paniculata

Introduction of Jyotishmati Celastrus paniculata – Botanical name of Jyotishmati is Celastrus paniculata. Family of Jyotishmati is Celastraceae. Jyotishmati is a shrub has clear shining and reddish yellow bunches of fruits in cold season and yellowish green flowers in the month of April. It is mainly used for medicinal purpose. It is used in the skin disorders, fever, headache…

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Patha – Cissampelos pareira

Patha Cissampelos Pareira

Introduction of Patha Cissampelos pareira – Botanical name of Patha is Cissampelos pareira. Family of Patha is Menispermaceae. Dravya Guna is an important limb of padachatushtaya. From the ancient period onwards the human beings are using the plants even for health protection. In all medical branch the majority of drugs used are of plant origin. In Vedic period itself…

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